Elk in California: History, current status, and future of California’s largest land mammal
From Jeff Layne
Mammalian Ecology and Conversation Unit
University of California
Tom Batter, University of California, Davis, Mammalian Ecology and Conservation Unit, shares his California elk research. The main topic of his discussion is the rise and decline of elk populations throughout California’s history. Through various data collection such as satellite GPS collars, trail cameras, and UAVs they are able to prevent the extinction of different kinds of elk. As a PhD student, Mr. Batter is utilizing research techniques and modern technology to monitor and manage elk hunting.
Recorded: April 10, 2019